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Easter Seals Serving DC|MD|VA Announces $1 Million Grant from Capital One to Veteran Staffing Network

Investment Will Ensure Employment Coaching and Placement for Thousands of Veterans
Press Release

July 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Easter Seals Serving DC|MD|VA today announced that its Veteran Staffing Network (VSN) will receive a $1 million grant from Capital One, the program’s Founding Social Impact Partner.

Making a Difference While Ensuring a Job Well Done

Celebrating Sanofi and Easter Seals’ 14-year relationship
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Sometimes a job well done can take on many meanings. Such is the case when reflecting upon Sanofi’s 14-year relationship with Easter Seals, which has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs -- and their families -- live better lives for nearly 100 years.

Over the years workers at Easters Seals have engaged in a variety of assignments to meet the business needs of Sanofi, including assembling company patient discharge kits (approximately 200,000-400,000 annually),  demo caddies, and pediatric starter kits.

Expanding Opportunities for People of All Abilities

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Comcast NBCUniversal is committed to building a world that is accessible to everyone.

That’s why, through a national partnership with Easter Seals, the Comcast Foundation each year awards grants to support technology programs and services for people with disabilities and special needs. To date, more than half a million dollars have been awarded to local Easter Seals affiliates, helping an estimated 25,000 people. Below is a story about the positive difference one grant has made for families in State College, Pa.

Inventory for Good: Timberland Sample Sales Benefit Local Community

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Periodically, Timberland sells sample products to employees to help clear inventory from the past season. While any leftover product is always donated to a good cause, the sales provide double the benefit: product used, and a way to raise funds for non-profit organizations.

CVS Health Foundation, Easter Seals Team Up To Mark World No Tobacco Day With Launch Of New Smoking Cessation Program For Veterans, People With Disabilities

Program supported by $400,000 CVS Health Foundation Grant aimed at helping people lead tobacco-free lives
Press Release

CHICAGO, May 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Easter Seals is marking World No Tobacco Day, this Sunday, May 31, by launching a national smoking cessation program to help veterans, people with disabilities and caregivers live healthier, tobacco-free lives.

Fear Factor Feeds Excitement for Easter Seals

TransCanada employee Ashley Wishart braves her fear of heights for a good cause
Blog

A group of nine brave TransCanada employees dressed up in their neon best and rappelled down a 30-storey building in downtown Calgary to support individuals living with disabilities and special needs in Alberta.

During the annual Easter Seals Drop Zone event, spectators watched as many Calgarians, including some TransCanada employees, made the downward descent.

Easter Seals and CVS Caremark Celebrate Week of the Young Child(™)

Online Developmental Screening to Help Make the Early Years Count
Press Release

April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Week of the Young Child, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), aims to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize organizations like Easter Seals that help to meet those needs.

CVS Caremark Marks Ninth Year as National Premier Sponsor of Easter Seals' Walk With Me Event

Through National Corporate Support and Local Colleague Fundraising, CVS Caremark Advances its All Kids Can™ Program's Support of Children with Disabilities
Press Release

CHICAGO, March 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Caremark will be the National Premier Sponsor of Easter Seals Walk With Me in 2014 – its ninth straight year. Demonstrating its continued commitment to children with disabilities and their families through the All Kids Can™ Program, CVS Caremark and tens of thousands of its colleagues nationwide have raised nearly $10 million through Walk With Me to support local Easter Seals services throughout the years. 

The Legacy of Bill & Peggy Britt’s Partnership with Easter Seals

by Jesse Herstein
Blog

A few months ago, we told the story of a legacy. It follows Bill and Peggy Britt, Amway Founders Council leaders who have inspired other leaders in their Britt Worldwide organization to help others.

We just finished a video that helps bring the story to life, following the work of a childcare center in Bronx, New York.

Thanks to everyone who has a part of this amazing work, and who opened their doors and their hearts to us!

Easter Seals and the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Offer Free, Back-to-School Developmental Health Screening

Online Screening Tool Helps Parents Determine Back-to-School Readiness
Press Release

CHICAGO Sept. 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Don't forget your child's most important back-to-school supply- health!

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